Skie Music Group is a Music Production / Artist Development / Management company based out of Orange County California.
I work as a freelance engineer - producer out of studio "D13" in HB and out of studio "Room 34" in San Clemente .
All mixing is done from my own mixing facility .
Tracking / Mixing / Mastering / Audio Post Production
Artist Development / Management / A&R (Skie Music) and (Radioflag Inc)
During College owner operator Scott Ragotskie began working as an audio engineer for McCune Audio in Anaheim, CA. At McCune Scott worked as FOH engineer with such clients as Comedian Gallagher, JPL, the Los Angeles Raiders, USC Trojans, and as a stage tech with artists Miles Davis, Etta James, Stanley Clark .
In 1986 Scott went to work for Bandwest Productions in Anaheim, CA. as Studio Manager and Chief Engineer
Bandwest Clients included: Adolescents, No Doubt, Final Conflict, US Crush, Disney, Richard Street of the Temptations, Atis, X-Members, Cadillac Tramps, The Bleeders
In 1996 Scott founded Sound Matrix Studios a 10,000 square foot Music and Video Production facility located in Fountain Valley CA. Scott was co-owner, president and chief engineer until 2011. Clients that utilized the facility for pre tour production, video production and recording services included, Blink 182, The Offspring, Avenged Sevenfold, Sublime with Rome, Emblem3, No Doubt, Jacks Mannequin, Sugar Ray, Slayer, Taco Bell, Hyundai, Speed TV, Electronic Arts, Warner Brothers, Sony, and Universal Music Group.
While still running Sound Matrix In 2001 Scott began teaching recording arts classes as an adjunct professor at Fullerton College and continues to do so part time . He also serves on the industry advisory board and continues to advise in the overall development of the music technology curriculum at Fullerton college. In addition Scott also teaches recording arts classes at Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana, CA.
In 2011 Scott formed Slightly Elevated Entertainment a Music Production / Artist Development / Management company while working with Sony - Columbia recording Artists Emblem 3. In 2013 the name was changed from Slightly Elevated Entertainment to Skie Music Group to encompass all services under one group name.
In 2014 Scott began working as Manager of A&R and Business Development for Song Synergy the Music division of RadioFlag Inc, located in Newport Beach. CA.
Scott is an Avid certified pro-tools instructor and operator, songwriter engineer-producer and a member of the A.I.M.P. and a member of the producers wing of N.A.R.A.S.